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  • Contesting Indochina
    Contesting Indochina (English, Paperback) M. Kathryn Edwards

    For the French in Indochina, the stunning defeat at Dien Bien Phu ushered in the violent process of decolonization and a fraught reckoning with a colonial past. This is an in-depth study of the competing and intertwined narratives of the Indochina War.

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  • Vietnam
    Vietnam (English, Hardback) David G. Marr

    Amidst the revolutionary euphoria of August 1945, most Vietnamese believed that colonialism and war were being left behind in favor of independence and modernization. In this title, the author explains what became the largest, most intense mobilization of human resources ever seen in Vietnam.

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  • Indochina
    Indochina (English, Paperback) Pierre Brocheux, Daniel Hemery

    Combining fresh approaches with a historical synthesis, this work presents general history of French Indochina. Focusing on economic, social, intellectual, and cultural dimensions, it treats Indochina's history from its inception in Cochinchina in 1858 to its crumbling at Dien Bien Ph in 1954 and on to decolonization.

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  • Catholic Vietnam
    Catholic Vietnam (English, Hardback) Charles Keith

    Explores the position of the Catholic Church in modern Vietnamese history. By demonstrating how French colonial rule allowed for the transformation of Catholic missions in Vietnam into powerful economic and institutional structures, this title discovers the ways race defined cultural prestige and control of resources and institutional authority.

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  • Contesting Indochina
    Contesting Indochina (English, Hardback) M. Kathryn Edwards

    How does a nation come to terms with losing a war-especially an overseas war whose purpose is fervently contested? This is a study of the competing and intertwined narratives of the Indochina War. It analyzes the layers of French remembrance, focusing on state-sponsored commemoration, veterans' associations, and special-interest groups.

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  • Hanoi's Road to the Vietnam War, 1954-1965
    Hanoi's Road to the Vietnam War, 1954-1965 (English, Paperback) Pierre Asselin

    Basing on inaccessible Vietnamese materials as well as French, British, Canadian, and American documents, this book examines the internal debates and other elements that shaped Hanoi's revolutionary strategy in the decade preceding US military intervention, and resulting domestic and foreign programs.

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  • Vietnam 1946
    Vietnam 1946 (English, Paperback) Stein Tonnesson

    Tells how a few men set off a war that would lead to tragedy for millions. Taking us from the antechambers of policymakers in Paris to the docksides of Haiphong and the streets of Hanoi, this title provides an account of the series of events that would make Vietnam the most embattled area in the world during the Cold War period.

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  • Hanoi's Road to the Vietnam War, 1954-1965
    Hanoi's Road to the Vietnam War, 1954-1965 (English, Hardback) Pierre Asselin

    In agreeing to the accords, Ho Chi Minh and other leaders of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam anticipated a new period of peace leading to national reunification under their rule; they never imagined that within a decade they would be engaged in an even bigger feud with the United States. This title explores the communist path to war.

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  • Imperial Heights
    Imperial Heights (English, Paperback) Eric T. Jennings

    Intended as a reminder of Europe for soldiers and clerks of the empire, the city of Dalat, located in the hills of Southern Vietnam, was built by the French in an alpine locale that reminded them of home. This book uncovers the strange 100-year history of a colonial city that was conceived as a center of power.

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  • Imperial Heights
    Imperial Heights (English, Hardback) Eric T. Jennings

    The city of Dalat, located in the hills of Southern Vietnam, was built by the French in an alpine locale that reminded them of home. This title uncovers the strange 100-year history of a colonial city that was conceived as a center of power and has now become a kitsch tourist destination.

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  • Vietnam 1946
    Vietnam 1946 (English, Hardback) Stein Tonnesson

    An account that tells how a few men set off a war that would lead to tragedy for millions. It delves into scores of secret French, British, and American political, military, and intelligence documents. It disentangles the complex web of events, actions, and mentalities that led to thirty years of war in Indochina.

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  • Assuming the Burden
    Assuming the Burden (English, Paperback) Mark Atwood Lawrence

    "It would not be an exaggeration to call this one of the soundest international histories of any aspect of the World War II/early Cold War era."--Robert McMahon, author of The Limits of Empire "This is the new international history at its best, drawing on prodigious research in French, British and American primary sources and an imaginative and persuasive conceptual framework to fundamentally recast how we view this critical period in the history of the Vietnam wars and the Cold War."--Mark Bradley, author of Imagining Vietnam and America

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    Assuming the Burden (English, Hardback) Mark Atwood Lawrence

    "It would not be an exaggeration to call this one of the soundest international histories of any aspect of the World War II/early Cold War era."--Robert McMahon, author of The Limits of Empire "This is the new international history at its best, drawing on prodigious research in French, British and American primary sources and an imaginative and persuasive conceptual framework to fundamentally recast how we view this critical period in the history of the Vietnam wars and the Cold War."--Mark Bradley, author of Imagining Vietnam and America

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  • Indochina
    Indochina (English, Hardback) Pierre Brocheux, Daniel Hemery

    Combining fresh approaches with a historical synthesis, this work presents general history of French Indochina. It treats Indochina's history from its inception in Cochinchina in 1858 to its crumbling at Dien Bien Ph in 1954 and on to decolonization. It sheds light on the national histories of the nation-states of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia.

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